Category: Orthotropics

Why Adults May Also Need Orthotropic Care

As we grow, major changes occur in the development of our jaws and oral structures. For some, these tissues could grow in such a way that causes negative impacts on facial structure and could even hinder breathing at night. In order to correct these issues in adulthood, your Livonia, MI, dentist may recommend orthotropic treatment… Read more »

What If Adults Need Orthotropic Care?

  Orthotropic care is often prescribed by your Livonia dentist to help children under the age of ten correct the growth of the jaw and oral structures, preventing serious complications in adulthood ranging from sleep apnea to TMJ disorder. However, what if adults report issues with TMD, nighttime breathing, and sleep disorders due to issues… Read more »

Better Smiles With Adult Orthotropics

  Issues with the growth and development of our facial structure and oral tissues could lead to trouble breathing, poor sleep, and complications with our overall facial appearance. In order to correct these concerns and provide greater facial support, your Livonia, MI, dentist may suggest adult orthotropics, including Homeoblock appliances!

3 Reasons Orthotropics Is a Good Idea for Your Child

Sometimes, your child’s oral health care is fairly routine. In addition to regular checkups and cleanings, your child might need a little extra help preventing things like cavities, but even that is usually a conservative procedure. In some cases, however, the issues your child experiences with their oral and facial structures can be much more… Read more »

Curious About Orthotropics? Ask Us Any Question!

Children’s dental care isn’t vastly different from caring for adults’ smiles. Many of the most common threats are the same, such as the tooth decay that develops when oral bacteria gather excessively on teeth surfaces. However, at our Livonia, MI, dental office, we know that a child’s oral health poses several unique challenges, most of… Read more »

What Is Orthotropics, and Is It Right for Your Child?

The development of your child’s oral and facial structures is intricately connected, and the relationship between them can influence your child’s quality of life in several important ways. Orthotropics is the diagnosis and treatment of concerns regarding this development, often through the use of custom-designed appliances designed specifically for each child. At our Livonia, MI,… Read more »

What Conditions Can Orthotropics Help Improve?

Children who experience issues with the growth and development of their oral and facial structures – particularly, the alignment of proportion of each structure in relation to the others – can often benefit from orthotropics. Treatment with a custom-designed appliance can help correct this development, which in turn helps your child address several different resulting… Read more »

When Can Children Benefit from Orthotropics?

The concept of proper alignment is important to your child’s teeth, which is why many children undergo orthodontic treatment to correct tooth misalignment. However, it’s important to more than just teeth – every aspect of your child’s oral and facial structures should be properly aligned, or several different concerns can arise. At our Livonia, MI,… Read more »

Is Your Child Not Sleeping Well? Orthotropics Might Help

There are many reasons why your child may not be sleeping well, but did you know that many of those reasons may stem from an oral/facial issue? Problems with sleeping and sleep breathing cycles can result from a condition known as sleep apnea, and children may begin showing signs of the condition early in life…. Read more »

Can Orthotropics Help Your Child Stop Teeth-Grinding?

Grinding your teeth isn’t always a telltale sign of trouble. In fact, most people do it on occasion, and if your child’s teeth are healthy, then the occasional grinding may not affect them much. However, when children grind their teeth constantly, it may be a sign of a condition known as bruxism. Besides chronic teeth-grinding,… Read more »